Bedford Community Business School
Date & Time: 26/01/2017 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm | Location: Kings House
Are you a small business owner?
Do you have a business idea?
Are you studying business?
Have you had that ‘lightbulb’ moment?
This is the event for you
Hear inspirational talks and tips from business leaders, offering their advice on marketing, sales, funding and leadership. Hosted by local MP, Richard Fuller.
Speakers for this event are:-
Brendan Harris, Chief Executive of Froosh and Former President of Coca-Cola Africa & Coca-Cola Italy – Brendan spent most of his career in big business before becoming an entrepreneur. He worked for the Coca-Cola Company for ten years, holding various marketing positions before becoming President of Coca-Cola Africa. He then moved to Milan where he became President of the company’s Italy & Alpine Division. After leaving Coca-Cola, Brendan led the buyout of a start-up Swedish smoothie brand called Froosh. As CEO he has transformed Froosh into the market leader in Scandinavia, with retail sales of over £50 million.
Jacquie Manners, Director of Manners PR, Bedford – Jacquie Manners formed her PR company in 1985 and has handled publicity for the largest local employers in the private and public sector – alongside supporting local start ups.